ICRF wall conditioning and plasma performance on EAST

@article{Gao2009ICRFWC,
  title={ICRF wall conditioning and plasma performance on EAST},
  author={Xiang Gao and Jianbao Hu and Y. P. Zhao and Xianzu Gong and Yaowei Yu and Guangnan Luo and Houyang Guo and Shigeru Morita and Liqun Hu and Jiale Chen and Huiqian Wang and Xiuyan Wang and Xiaoyuan D. Zhang and Jiuyuan Li},
  journal={Journal of Nuclear Materials},
  year={2009},
  volume={390},
  pages={864-868}
}
Abstract ICRF (ion cyclotron resonance frequency) wall conditioning was performed on EAST superconducting tokamak. It included ICRF cleaning in-between shots, boronization associated with ICRF plasmas, and ICRF oxidation with an ITER-relevant full metallic wall material. A dedicated ICRF antenna was developed for wall conditioning on EAST. The RF frequency is 30 MHz, and maximum output power of RF system is 300 kW. The duty time of pulsed ICRF wave was set at 0.3 s on and 1.2 s off in presence… Expand
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